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good morning. it is wednesday, may 2, 2012. welcome to studio 57 at the cbs broadcast center. i'm charlie rose. breaking news from beijing, china, where there is a new twist in the drama of a missing disside dissident. emerging from the u.s. embassy overnight and now the chinese want the united states to apologize. we'll go to beijing where secretary of state clinton just arrived and scott pelley on the president's address to the nation from afghanistan. and i'm gayle king. andy pettitte faces down his former best friend in the roger clemens trial. we all know that a picture can be worth a thousand words, but should a painting really be worth $200 million? we'll get into that.
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first as we do every morning, we start with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. the goal that i set, to defeat al qaeda and deny it a chance to rebuild is now within our reach. >> president obama vows to finish the job in afghanistan. >> u.s. troops will remain in afghanistan through 2024 in a support role. >> three explosions rocked the afghan capital just hours after president obama made a secret trip to that city. >> so, to those who had 23 years in the afghan war pool, you win? >> guangcheng has left the u.s. embassy. >> china demands an apology after chinese dissident leaves u.s. protection. >> lots of tension as high-level talks between chinese officials and secretary of state hillary clinton begins. >> occupy wall street staged may day protests around the world.
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>> in seattle anarchists in black. >> i feel like they don't care we're dune to six on "dancing with the stars." >> andy pettitte took the stand in the perjury trial of his friend roger clemens. >> a new jersey mother is facing criminal charges facing child endangerment. >> they say she put her young daughter in a tanning bed. >> and all that matters -- >> it's hard to believe mike is gone. nobody was ever that good. in his way, became our identity as a broadcast. >> on "cbs this morning." >> on wednesday i'll be suspend campaign. >> he looks like a player for succeeding the campaign to mitt romney. cons -- he looks like susan boyle. welcome to "cbs this morning." erica hill is off but gayle king is here. good morning. chinese dissident chen
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guangcheng is back with his family after hiding in the u.s. amy baes for a week. >> china wants the u.s. to apologize for shielding chen. that could overshadow talks between the two this week. secretary of state hillary clinton has just arrived in beijing. >> holly williams of britain's sky tv is with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> what do we know at this moment? >> we know earlier today chen guangcheng was escorted from the u.s. embassy in beijing by gary locke, taken to a local hospital where he was given medical treatment and reunited with his family. we understand his very first phone conversation was with u.s. secretary of state. he apparently thanked hillary clinton for her help. it was an emotional conversation. we understand he also told her in broken english, i would like to kiss you.
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it seems to be a happy ending for chen guangcheng and his family. they've apparently been guaranteed a safe existence here in china, however the chinese government has made it clear they are very angry. they think this constitutes interference in their internal affairs. they demanded the u.s. government apologize, punishes the officials involved in this case and guarantees nothing like this ever happens again. so far american officials have made it very clear they won't be apologizing. >> do we know exactly what the chinese are reporting as to what they will do if the united states does not apologize? >> well, the chinese haven't said anything about that, but we do know this is a very public embarrassment for the chinese regime. this is an authoritarian state. they don't like having their dirty laundry, as they see it, hung out for the international community to see. but for the american government, this really presented a diplomatic dilemma. remember, hillary clinton is here in beijing for high-level
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talks on security and the economy. the american government really had no choice but to help chen guangcheng. there would be an international outcry if they didn't. but in doing so they threat. ened to detail relationship with china and koch myself cooperation they would like to get from china on a whole range of issues, international economy, iran, syria, how to deal with north korea. i think that's why only today the american government has confirmed chen guangcheng was inside the u.s. embassy. it was clearly an effort to save the government some embarrassment. >> thank you very much, from beijing. this morning president obama's returning from a highly secret super fast trip to afghanistan. in a televised speech last night, he said with the war winding down, afghanistan and the u.s. can see the light of a new day. bill plante is at the white house. what did you make of the speech
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last night? >> reporter: it was very interesting for its timing and for the location. he's in the air this morning, as you said, back to washington for a stealth trip halfway around the world. there was official business to do there. there was an agreement to sign. there were u.s. troops to greet. but the timing of the trip, on the anniversary of the death of osama bin laden makes it likely to be viewed also as part of his re-election effort. in a trip lasting just over six hours, president obama addressed the united states from bagram air base in afghanistan. he said the tide of battle has turned over the last three years. the time he's been in office. and that the u.s. has devastated al qaeda's leadership. >> one year ago, from base here in afghanistan, our troops launched the operation that killed osama bin laden. the goal that i set, to defeat al qaeda and deny it a chance to rebuild is now within our reach. >> reporter: the top secret trip began and ended in darkness. mr. obama went from the air base to a midnight meeting with
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afghan president hamid karzai where the two leaders signed an agreement, committing the u.s. to continue sending military advisers and aid after combat troops go home in 2014. the president also greeted the men and women stationed at bagram. two years ago he agreed to a surge of 30,000 u.s. troops into afghanistan, bringing the total number serving there to more than 100,000. by september, the president has promised that number will be closer to 65,000. >> i recognize that many americans are tired of war. i will not keep americans in harm's way a single day longer than is absolutely required for our national security. but we must finish the job we started in afghanistan and end this war responsibly. >> reporter: there are still questions about the readiness of the afghan forces to whom the u.s. troops will hand over the job of keeping the peace in afghanistan. but commanders are starting to see progress on the ground.
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>> for the first time i felt as though there was some sense of nationhood there that, frankly, he hadn't felt for maybe the previous eight years. >> reporter: the president's trip now comes just six months before the election and in a week where his campaign has come under fire as republicans accuse him of using the bin laden victory to score political points. but this morning, there was a statement from the likely republican nominee, mitt romney, that keeps the focus on the troops, simply saying, we are united as one nation in our gratitude to our country's heroes. gayle, charlie? >> thank you very much. the taliban is claiming responsibility for an attack on a foreign compound in the afghan capital. it happened a few hours after the president left kabul. at least seven people were killed. clarissa ward is in islamabad, pakistan. what do we know about this attack? >> reporter: good morning, charlie and gayle. well, we know there were at least three suicide bombers and that the fighting went on for four hours. seven people killed.
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most of those believed to be afghan civilians. certainly the taliban making a very forceful statement here on the heels of president obama's visit here, on the heels of those coordinated attacks in kabul just a few weeks ago, that they can strike the capital, they can strike when they want and they can strike hard. >> what difference in the fight against al qaeda did the killing of osama bin laden make? the president said last night that the defeat of al qaeda is within reach. >> reporter: absolutely. we spoke with a spokesman -- a former spokesman for the taliban who met bin laden, who is still very well connected with these various militant groups. he said al qaeda's leadership in pakistan has been decimated but not so much because of the death of bin laden, who was in a state of retirement, if you will, but because of the devastating drone strikes which are been very effective in targeting al qaeda's leadership and left that terror group under the organization of a young group of
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men who don't have the same vision that their forefather, if you will, osama bin laden did. >> clarissa ward, thank you very much. scott pelley has been reporting from the front lines of afghanistan for more than a decade. scott, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. great to be with you. >> good to have you here. because of all the things i just suggested, the reports you have made from afghanistan, what do you make of this moment and what the president said in afghanistan? >> well, the president was talking to a lot of different audiences, not the least of which were iran and pakistan, which as you know share the longest border with afghanistan. for example, the pakistanis are very concerned about this army we're building up in afghanistan, about half a million men trained and eqipmented by the united states. afghanistan, as you know, is completely destitute country. it could never afford to keep that army in the field. so, the pakistanis are saying, what's going to happen if the united states pulls out? we're going to have half a million armed men unemployed on our border.
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so what this signal was from the president was to say, we're pulling our combat troops out by 2014 but we're not going anywhere. reassuring the pakistanis, warning the iranians on the other side of afghanistan, we're going to be here for the long haul. >> at the same time, was it a message to americans there is an end in sight in term of american troop involvement? >> well, in terms of heavy american troop involvement, yes. the president has said for some time the major force of combat troops would be out of there by -- the end of 2014, so we're talking almost another three years for the large footprint of american troops to be there. but it was important for the president to relate, i think, to the american people that our commitment there is long term. there will be american forces at some level in afghanistan for a very long time. >> yeah, i was watching last night, too, scott. he was saying there will be support until 2024. i was wondering how the afghan
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people feel. how they feel about us. are they glad we're there? should we have confidence in the afghan military, the afghan police force? >> gayle, a lot of the afghan people are more than ready for us to leave. there have been particularly, as you know, a lot of difficulties in just the last few weeks. there was the situation of the american soldier accused of the massacre of 17 afghan civilians. >> the burning of the koran. >> the burning of the koran at the military base where the president was visiting yesterday, for example. lots of things like that. the afghan people are tired of this occupation by american forces. on the on the other hand, i think everyone there understands the alternative is probably chaos. the corruption in the afghan government is just endemic and enduring. the afghan security forces are not ready to stand alone. and the united states pulling out suddenly would cause afghanistan to collapse again
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just as it did after the soviet invasion which led to al qaeda to begin with. >> we're hoping by 2014 the army at least will be able to bear the burden. and be able to prevent a taliban takeover. >> that is the hope of the u.s. administration, that is right. and the president saying with continued u.s. presence and support past 2014, we can keep the taliban from being resurgent. >> was there some question about the release of the president's trip? did it leak before it should have? >> it was a remarkable thing yesterday, charlie. we all knew in the american press the president had gone to afghanistan. as is always the case, we agreed with the white house that we wouldn't say anything about that until after the president's safe arrival. these are always kept secret, in the bush administration, in the obama administration, until the president arrives safely. word of the president's trip leaked, apparently, in afghanistan. some afghan official leaked that
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to the press. so, the people in afghanistan knew that the president was coming before he arrived. a terrible breach in presidential security. now, nothing happened, of course, but it does tell you a little something about the security of the afghan government and how friendly many afghans feel toward the president of the united states, which to say, not very friendly at all. >> what will be the consequences for something like that? >> well, probably no consequences. i mean, certainly the u.s. secret service and the department of defense will conduct an investigation. they'll try to figure out how all of this happened. there will be a lot of finger-wagging and scolding. at the end of the day, probably not too much. >> good to have you here. come back. >> great to be with you in the morning. thank you. >> scott pelley. gayle? >> you're welcome any time, scott pelley. the occupy wall street movement took to the streets on may day. that's the international workers' day. yesterday police in oakland, california, used tear gas to disperse marchers.
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in seattle a group of hooded demonstrators smashed windows and set small fires. and thousands marched here in new york demanding an end to income and housing inequality. >> it's getting very hot in the courtroom at trial of former senator john edwards and has nothing to do with the north carolina weather. >> this week's main witness faces another round of tough questions. today from edwards lawyers. anna werner at the courthouse in greensboro with the latest on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gayle and charlie. yes, sherri young, the wife of edwards former campaign aide, andrew young, takes the stand again today. yesterday she faced grilling from edwards' defense attorneys, who suggested she and her husband were interested not just in helping edwards hide his mistress but in making money. cheri young, the wife of the government's star witness, came back again tuesday to face intense questioning from john edwards' lawyers. attorney alan duncan asked her, you're interested in getting
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mr. edwards, aren't you? sir, i'm here to tell the truth about my experiences about my life, young replied. it was a lie when we accepted paternity for your client, and that is why we are here today. defense attorneys also grilled the former pediatric nurse about her husband's motives, along with sleeping aid ambien and his drinking and if he could be trusted. have you ever told anyone andrew young is such an accomplished liar that not even you as his wife could tell if he was telling the truth? she said she couldn't recall but she denied her husband hatched the plot. edwards' attorney showed a home video cheri young taped inside the hideout of rielle hunter. the defense says it was an attempt at extortion. she says she was trying to show proof what her family was going
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through, proof that there was a real rielle hunter. . during cross-examination she acknowledged she and her husband made money off the scandal. income, yeah, i'll take income, that's reasonable. some legal experts, however, say the testimony may hurt the posecutor's case. >> it showed basically that andrew young and his wife were out for themselves, they were ka naiving and there was a scheme. i wouldn't be surprised if the jurors are asking themselves, why aren't the youngs on trial? >> reporter: so, in case the jurors do have any trouble overlooking the amount of money the youngs made during this whole affair, hiding right eye r rielle hunter, they are expected to call witnesses to corroborate the youngs' stories. now time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. chicago tribune reports control of dixon, illinois, is accused of stealing more than $53 million from the city over the past 22 years. that is nearly twice as much as
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prosecutors originally believed. britain's telegraph says rupert murdoch calls a report by the parliament unjustified and highly part an. yesterday british lawmakers looking into the phone-hacking scandal says murdoch was unfit to run an international company. the new york daily news says princeton review is accused of ripping off the federal government. the test prep giant was paid millions of dollars to tutor needy kids under the no child left behind law. a u.s. attorney says in many cases it never gave the lessons or submitted phoney attendance forms. the "atlanta journal-constitution" reports on a fire at director tyler perry studio in atlanta. more than 100 firefighters responded last night. the fire was contained to one building on a 30-acre complex. no one, including tyler perry, was hurt. "usa today" says facebook is hoping to boost organ donations. will allow members to link to
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moment you had with mrs. romney. >> big league drama playing out in a washington courtroom, it's 26 minutes after 7:00. sharon has traffic after marty's weather. >> it's a warm and humid morning. there's mo no rain -- know rain in the immediate metro right now. 76 degrees. here is sharon with the traffic. that rain has done the damage. we have mren it have -- plenty of accidents. a 38 minute day for the accident at o'donnel street. accident on the interloop at 295. watch for a crash on 795 at the beltway.
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an accident in the city, watch for that one at east madison and edison. we have one on 152 at stony brook blocking all lanes and another one on u.s. 1 at the dam. water main break, willis spring road. a car fire in the city on west mulberry. there's a look at your speeds on the beltway, there's a look at the delay on 95 and the day -- delay on the 795 and the delay on the jfx. back over to you. not news this morning -- in the news this morning, a mother stabbing her baby. >> reporter: good morning, everyone wjz has this recording exclusively. >> where's the baby? >> the baby has a knife in her.
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>> reporter: a social worker called 911 after the infant was stabbed by her mother. thomas was at is supervised visit when city police saw she got a knife past security. the mother remains in jail without bonds. the two boys charged with accidentally shooting a 13-year-old is hiding her body admit to their rolls in the death. they accidentally shot her while playing with the gun. they drug her body to an alley and hid it with trash. a peaceful may day protest by occupy people here yesterday. they marched through downtown and picketed outside the main post office to protest cuts. stay with wjz 13.
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yeeha! i'm george w. bush and i sure as hell approve this message! >> the virtue of videotape. >> it's nice to see the epcot center so early in the morning. >> what was the reference? >> i don't remember that part. welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> there was damaging testimony tuesday at the retrial of baseball legend roger clemens. the former pitcher is charged with lying to congress when he testified that he never used steroids or human growth hormone. a long time teammate is now testifying against his former friend. chip reid is at the u.s. district courthouse in washington with the latest on that story. chip, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, gayle. if roger clemens is found guilty of lying to congress, he could go to prison. and a man who was once like a brother to clemens could help put him there. roge clemens arrived at the federal courthouse in washington tuesday, facing the legal version of a pitcher's duel. on the other side, his close friend and teammate, andy pettitte. clemens, who retired in 2007 and
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is considered to be one of the greatest pitchers of all time is chrged with lying to congress in 2008 about whether he took banned substances while playing in the major leagues. >> i have never taken steroids or hgh. >> reporter: hgh is human growth hormone. in his testimony tuesday, pettitte directly contradicted his old friend. while describing a conversation in 1999 while the two worked out at clemens' home, pettitte says clemens mentioned he took human growth hormone. it could help with recovery. that's all i remember about the conversation. pettitte said clemens' comment was made in passing. clemens has long insisted that pettitte, quote, misremembered the conversation and consistently denies he used banned substances, even under cross-examination by mike wallace on "60 minutes" in 2008. >> never human growth? >> no. >> or anabolic steroid?
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p>> swear? >> swear. >> reporter: pettitte, who at 3 has come out of retirement to attempt a comeback with the new york yankees did not look at clemens in the courtroom until he was asked by a lawyer to point him out. pettitte testified he considered clemens, ten years older, to be his mentor. while they haven't spoken in a long time, said he still has afkz f aaffection for clemens and found it difficult to testify against him. pettitte will be back in court this morning to complete his testimony. this is a trial that could last from four to six weeks. the other big witness against clemens is brian mcthat. he said he injected substances into both men. >> jack ford and william rhoden. >> good morning. >> tell me the drama of a baseball player who's been there on the field with his mentor, having to walk into a courtroom and essentially say, you've been
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lying. >> it's terrible. as you look at it, there's clearly not the same buzz there was with barry bonds. that's number one. number two, the relationship between -- we made so much, we learned so much about this great relationship between pettitte and clemens. at the end of the day, when you -- and also pettitte is a very religious guy. he's an honest guy. o so you balance friendship and honesty and the law and it's kind of -- >> and the law. >> and the law. it's like this. friendship has to go by the wayside. at the end of the day, in terms of what you told me, you did not tell the truth. >> i remember that famous line where he said that andy pettitte misremembers, number one, a phrase i'd never heard before. does andy pettitte in some way violate a man code? there seems to be a code among men, cheater, cheater pumpkin eater, you never tell police,
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law enforcement officers -- it's a legal term. among sports colleagues do they feel, andy, how could do you that or do they understand why he's doing what he's doing? >> given the whole context of things. number one, we have to go back to the law. >> that's right. >> forget the man thing. when you're facing time, when you're facing time, the man code, any other code, this is like facing your wife and saying, dear, don't believe your lying eyes. this is a federal -- >> i've heard that before. >> yeah, yeah. >> so, you say it's a matter of the law. >> so, jack, what's he on trial fo? >> he's been charged with -- you remember, he testified in front of a congressional hearing. he actually asked to do that. as a consequence now, the government has said, look, you lied before the hearing. you lied to investigators. and this was all an obstruction of justice. what's interesting about andy pettitte on the stand here, you know, there is drama in the courtroom. trials are theater to some
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extent. they are theater to some extent. in a way f you're the prosecutor, andy pettitte is the best witness you can get otherwise you have a swearing contest between brian and roger clemens. both actively involved. if you're the prosecutor from scientific evidence and there may well be some here, but can you find a better witness than a good friend who comes in and, as he says, you can tell he doesn't want to be there. he's reluctant to be there. yet the prosecutor says to him, who's the guy? and he's the one dramatically who has to point the finger. >> what bothers me about this whole thing, in other words, you know, what i -- who i want to see on stand, these guys are fall guys, bond and clemens are fall guys. i want to see the commissioner of baseball take the stand. if we really want to follow the truth where it leads, because there's a whole level of baseball executives who knew all this stuff was going on. and what they're doing is throwing these guys under the bus. saying, that's the end of the steroid era. let's continue to make billions
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of dollars. no i want to see the commissioner of baseball. i want to see baseball executives. if we want to follow the truth where it leads, if we want to get to the bottom, who knew what when. let's do a truth and reconciliation trial, let's take everybody across -- >> the problem is, you can't -- the problem is you can't indict an entire industry. the search for the truth, it's kind of not the search for the universal truth. it's the search for -- glooits not really the truth then. what we're doing -- >> but nobody made -- nobody -- the commissioner did not make roger clemens do whatever he did. >>, no he didn't make -- it's one thing not to make but another as an industry, knowing this stuff is going on, sammy sosa, mark mcgwire and saying -- >> and closing your eyes. >> times are good. >> we're looking the other way, therefore we're giving you permission, is that what you think? >> i mean, if you know this stuff is going on, and there are executives who have said, we kind of knew this was going on and people died because of this stuff, i think is wrong.
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i don't want anybody to go to pris prison. we don't need any more people in prison but i want to get to the truth. >> you want barry bonds and roger clemens in the hall of fame? >> of course, of course. >> there you go. jack, thank you. >> charlie -- >> but they broke the law, but okay. >> and pete rose, too? >> no, no. pete rose -- >> pete rose, no. barry bonds, yes. >> pete rose knew there was a law. you don't gamble on baseball. he knew that. >> good to see you, bill rhoden. jack ford, always good to see you. i thought that videotape with mike wallace was amazing where he says, absolutely, i square. thank you, guys. a california town can't decide where a big head, and it is a very big head, should go. we'll see why this mexican stone statue was so important. and tomorrow we'll reveal five things that they won't tell you about what's on the menu. you're watching "cbs this morning." oh, hello. i'd like to tell you about netflix.
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we have new details on the hazing death of a drum major at florida a&m university. prosecutors are ready to announce criminal charges later
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today. >> the student died six months ago after being assaulted on a bus. mark strassmann says about a dozen people will be charged with felonies or misdemeanors. >> reporter: in florida a & m's band, a hazing culture exploded into view last november when robert champion jr., a 26-year-old drum major, died from a severe beating. the cause was trauma, caused by excessive bleeding after a hazing ritual involving more than two dozen students aboard a band charter bus. until now, no one has been arrested. >> when someone loses their life, i think they should be punished. >> reporter: pam and robert champion sr., the dead student's parents, say any arrest would be long overdue. >> the example needs to be set and it needs to be an example that set the stage of what will
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not be tolerated. >> reporter: in the hazing ritual, champion was allegedly kicked and punched as he ran to the front of the bus and he died. just this week, two music professors were fired for participating in band hazing. cham his parents have sued the bus company and plan to sue is the school. >> they're going to have to clean house. they're going to have to step up and do what they know is the right thing to do. >> reporter: by cleaning house you mean -- >> get rid of the filth that's there. everything is out in the open now. so, you can't continue as business as usual. >> reporter: back in orlando now. the university has appointed a task force to investigate its hazing culture and suspended all
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planted, most figured, that's where it would stay. last christmas, opposing visage ended up at the city's maintenance lot. it's not particularly valuable. not like its 3,000-year-old cousin left behind by the omeg in mexico. >> there are only 17 heads we know of that have been found. >> reporter: the covina head is just a replica, big, immobile, well-intentioned replica made in 199. the only reason is actually hold any value at all is because it was a gift. a present to covina from sister city in mexico. to bob lowe, it was meant to go to the library. >> it's in a city yard, lying in a pile of sand. that hurts. >> reporter: but advocacy groups agree, and at a city council meeting last night, the head was at the head of the agenda.
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>> i don't think it would be appreciated somewhere where it's hidden. >> reporter: but the tale of how the head ended up ear-down in the dirt, it was moved there temporarily to make room at the police station for a memorial to fallen officers. it's to go to a park named after the mexican city that donated the head in the first place. >> wouldn't you want to put it in that park you named them after in. >> reporter: all for a statue meant to get people's attention. if you look carefully be you just might see it crack a smile. after all, the covina head just made national tv. "cbs this morning," in los angeles. >> i saw the smile, charlie. who doesn't like being on national tv? >> and it also remind us what you do with your head matters. >> very true. have you ever gotten a gift and somebody gives it to you and you
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here's first warning doppler radar. not any real rainfalling around the metro. having said that, when you start cruising up the 95 there's a stalling front. take a lack at the forecast -- look at the forecast, different weather today. 76 the high here. maybe 69 or 70 in new arc. now to traffic it's a busy one on the road. we have an accident on the outer loop of the beltway. accident 32 westbound at old columbia road. watch for a crash on 95
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past 895. at 795 that delay is gone. this traffic report is bruth -- brought to you by the cocran firm. a woman stabs her baby in a social service office. now we're hearing the 91 -- 911 call from the day. >> reporter: we have obtain that had recording exclusively. it reveals the moments after that back was attacked. >> where's the baby? >> the baby has a knife in her. >> reporter: a social worker called 911 after the infant was stabbed by her mother. thomas was at a supervised visit on april 22nd when city police saw she got a knife past security. the baby was released from the hospital on monday and her mother remain ins custody without -- remains in custody
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barbara walters was there. she was apparently upset by a dumb joke i made about her. she complain about it on "the view." she showed the clip on "cbs this morning" and charlie rose did something i have to share with you. >> say tweet three times. >> treat, treat, treat. >> i didn't mean to upset you. if i offended you, i'm very sorry. >> what did he say? >> i'm very sorry. >> thank you, charlie. >> i think you and jimmy have bonded. >> we have. we have a thing. >> that's nice. it's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm gayle king. >> i'm charlie rose.
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erica hill is off. mitt romney gets one step closer to the republican nomination as newt gingrich suspends his campaign today. romney's two high powered supporters, jack and suzy welch. >> mexican officials are investigating claims that walmart paid bribes in mexico and then covered up its own investigation. jack and suzy welch are joining us. >> hi, gayle. >> when it comes to leadership, jack, everyone knows what a bad ass you were. you will agree with that, won't you? >> that will wake you up, jack. >> good morning. good morning. >> i agree with it, gayle. >> yes, i know you agree with it. what kind of leadership do you think the country needs at this particular time? i know you both are romney supporters. what do you think? >> well, we need to take -- we
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need to tackle our economic cris crisis, which is clearly in front of us. we have a deficit that's exploding. and we have an economy that's not creating enough jobs. so, we need somebody that can pu in place an economic plan that will create jobs and reduce the deficit. >> what's that plan? >> and i would add, i think we -- go ahead, suzy. >> you know what it is. >> and i don't think i disagree with jack. i agree with jack, of course. but while reducing the deficit we need a leader who will reduce the sense of partisanship in america right now. it's just a sense there's something of them in every single argument and no together america. so, a leader who can do both of those things. >> jack, the question comes up in terms of american business. one, are they not investing? are they not hiring because there is no demand? or are they not investing and not hiring because they have no confidence in the future of the economy? >> well, it's a little bit of
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both, charlie. without question we have this bush tax cuts, we have the government agreement on debt deficit reduction. that's certainly a concern. now, obviously, when we have 23 million people, either unemployed or underemployed, we're not going to have the demand we need to make the investments we need. >> so, you need to put the country back to work so that those people in the middle class will be able to go spend money and companies will be able to hire people to provide that and meet that demand. let me turn -- >> absolutely. >> let me turn to walmart, suzjy. >> what is your taking and you look at that circumstance and when someone blows the whistle on walmart and suggests there were all kind of activities going on in mexico that should not have been. >> our first reaction to the walmart story was, oh, look, it's happening again.
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and we're not talking about bribery, because we don't think bribery in corporations -- american corporations abroad is widespread. we said, oh, look what's happening again. this very natural and extremely common propensity within companies, when a whistle-blower comes forward, to write him off saying he's a whack job, she's been shooting her mouth off for years, she's a nut, she didn't get the job. companies, because of experience with whistle-blowers have a strong inclination to shut every whistle-blower down. they've heard it before and they think the person is damaged goods. that appears what has happened at walmart. it's a wake-up call. you have the gut instinct to blow the whistle-blower off, shut them down and ignore them but don't do it. >> you were saying, okay, but what happens when the whistle-blow whistle-blower's telling the
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truth, maybe corporate executives could really learn from this scandal, and that is? >> well, no question, gayle. the issue is, you've got to get over your natural inclination to say, that person's a jerk, they didn't get the job. >> they're disgruntled. >> and separate the person from this -- the message and go after it. and don't investigate it with the same people. you've got to have a compliant system that absolutely looks at every one of these claims with vigor. i mean, look at the secret service issue. they're investigating themselves again. it's a crazy system where people are investigating themselves. >> would you have called -- the. >> the issue with whistle-blowers -- >> jack, if you were ceo of ge and a question about some ge activity, vuld called in someone outside of ge to do the investigation? >> well, first, i had a
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compliant system that was outside of the normal course of business. and we didn't put hacks in the compliant system. we put strong lawyers. and if they thought they needed outside help, they'd bring them in. but they were independent of the line organization. and they looked at every one of these, because the common argument, charlie, when you are in a company is, hey, that's the way they do it over there. we got to do it. and if you don't beat on that thing all the time, you're always facing that argument. in the end, if you play it right, you become the good housekeeping seal of approval and you get more business because people want to deal with you because they know they won't get taken. >> jack, we all know -- all of your friends know you were sick. you look like you're in great shape. are you fully back, playing golf? >> playing golf, having fun and trying to raise hell wherever i
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can. >> nothing has changed. >> that's what i was going to say. suzy, nothing's changed? >> no, he's on fire. >> he is jack. >> all right. thank you, jack and suzy welch for injoining good morning. temperatures in the low 60s. now, take a look at first warning doppler. it's not real wet right now. it has been and will be again. a high of 76. keep an umbrella and sunglasses, you may need them both. tonight the same forecast, 58. tomorrow a high we know that identity theft is a huge problem, but who could imagine thieves taking advantage of children? we'll tell you five things you need to know about that.
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you know, erica is not feeling so great. we hope she'll feel better tomorrow. jeff glor is here. are you ready to go? >> i'm ready. >> make a "long story short." "the huffington post" says 28 college professors have donated 5% of their salaries to fight poverty. notable schools like duke, emory, syracuse is on the list. the money goes to organizations of their choice that fight poverty nationally and internationally. a special mommy. >> indeed, wcbs says police are charging a mom with putting her young daughter in a tanning bad. that's her. >> oh, my. >> good lord. she says it didn't happen. she says she loves to tan. you think?
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and may even be addicted to it. but she would never put her daughter in a tanning bed. >> i'm afraid. i'm very afraid. >> yes, indeed. in britain "the telegraph" says passengers on virgin atlantic will be able to chill out with richard branson. a richard branson ice cube shaped like his head. celebrating the ail's new in-flight bar. it will be available in the upper class only. it gives new meaning to iced out. >> tanning beds on virgin flights. the kissing couple in the iconic world war ii photograph has been identified and confirmed. turns out they weren't a couple at all. according to a new book, that's george mendoza kissing greta zimmer friedman, a stranger in times square in 1945. just behind him, you can see the woman, george went on to marry. they're still alive.
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we are sure miss mendoza loves that picture, correct? >> i like thinks they were a couple. still a great picture. says a busy burglar in germany has been found by his ear print. police say before he broke in, he would press his ear up against the door to see if anybody was inside. apparently, who knew, ear prints, jeff, could be as good as fingerprints when it comes to evidence. that's "long story short". >> forensics these days. >> watch your ears next time you commit a crime. i heard from reliable sources, you went to syracuse, so have you to feel good about your -- >> i feel very good about that story. >> you have to feel good. come o university of maryland, step up. rupert murdoch was found unfit to lead his empire and now they're responding. we'll go to london and look at the evidence with john burns of the new york "time." first, time for this
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if you like pina coladas, we told you rupert murdoch is pushing back on a critical roort on the tabloid hacking scandal. a parliamentary committee was blunt when they said mur dak is not fit to run an international company. >> murdoch raulz the repocalls partisan. john burns, good morning. before we begin, i put this to you, the whole coverage it's getting in u.s. newspapers. here's the wa"the wall street "
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journal," news corp. getting blasted. new york times, again above the fold, hacking case finds murdoch unfit as noose tightens. you said in your lead this morning, it has convulsed britain's political and media world and threatens core assets of murdoch's news corp. what's the fallout and how does it do that? what do you make of what the parliamentary committee said? >> well, we're in a very --' very convulsed situation here. the committee that made this finding politic politically between the conservative party, the ruling conservative party and the labor party and liberal democrats who are junior members of the ruling coalition. that has made this finding highly political. it's been described as one of the conservative members of the committee that made the finding, the report and that particular finding of unfitness as being
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worthless. >> what's been the response, john, from rupert murdoch and news corp.? anything yet? >> yes. well, they have -- they have issued a statement in which they've acknowledged wrongdoing, saying they are doing everything possible to clear it up. and, of course, would he jekt g i rejecting the unfit finding. the significance. unfit finding is there is an investigation going on by british broadcast regulators as to the fitness of news corporation through bskyb, the holder of a broadcast license for a property which is one of the most lucrative in the murdoch stable. that's a major threat to news corporation. but the fact that this report has been so political, so divided as between the parties, suggests that the effect is if not worthless as this member of parliament suggested, will at
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least be blunted. >> it's obvious to point out, john, as you know, that the partisanship had to do with calling mr. murdoch unfit and james murdoch. there was an agreement among the committee in terms of the lower executives and what they have done. >> oh, indeed. there was agreement about a number of things, which are highly -- highly damming, rupert murdoch and his son james. for example, the word willful blindness was used to describe their attitude towards the scandal as it emerged over the last year. so, it's not as if the unfit ruling was the only thing. the conservatives lined up with the rest of the committee on much that was highly damming of mr. murdoch, his son and of his senior executives. >> john burns, thank you very much. >> pleasure. >> pleasure. high price of art is enough to make some people scream. we'll ask why someone might pay $200 million for this painting.
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that is a sailboat going out there at the top of your picture. sharon has traffic after the wrerter. -- weather. >> we are rain free with the exception of right between elton and new ark. look out to the west, more showers are moving our way. not sure we see any peaks of sun in between. this afternoon i think we will with a 76 degree high. 62 now. still a very busy morning. two more accidents on the beltway. another accident on the interloop and we still have that outer loop accident blocking the bel air onramp.
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on 32 westbound an accident there blocking lanes. an accident still there with a 44 minute delay on 95. there's a look at that delay now. this traffic report is brought to you by the cochran firm. in the news this morning, the city woman being held for stabbing her baby, the 911 call, we have it today. >> reporter: good morning. w jz has obtained that recording exclusively. it relegals the moment -- it reveals the moments after the baby was attacked. >> where's the baby? >> she has a knife in her. >> reporter: a social worker called 911. thomas was at a supervised visit with her 8
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month daughter on april 22nd when city police say she got a knife past security. the baby was released from the hospital on monday and her mother remains in custody without bond. a local judge denied a motion to drop the charges against two brothers after the beating of an african american teen. they are charged in an assault on a 15 -year-old back in 2010. the defense will begin presenting its case today. the attorney general took the stand in the legal battle for dna testing for people arrested on violent crimes. he is asking for a stay of that ruling to allow police to continue to take dna while the case is appealed to the united states supreme courts. stay with wjz. up next, the $200
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in define my toes and in my belly button, which i never did before but i sort of enjoy. i wash my hair with adult form lal shampoo and use cream rinse for that shine. i can't seem to find my toothbrush so i'll pick one up when i go out today. other than that, i'm in good shape. owwwww! >> there's a reason why we showed you that. that's actually very appropriate.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." so, we love seeing that face. you remember that in "home alone" and if you're an art lover it may make you think of a lovely piece called "the scream". >> sotheby's will auction off the real thing. experts say it could sell for up to $200 million. that is a world record price. jerry saltz of "new york" magazine would show us why anyone, why anyone would want to pay that much. good morning. are you surprised anyone would want to pay $200 million for this? >> i think it's a great painting. i think it's a painting that almost anyone already has in their mind. it's a kind of icon of one kind of human being becoming another. of passing from one century to another, a new idea of color, pretty psychotic, pretty strange. everything moving around. the fact that we're attaching this kind of value to it is
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disgusting to me, in that we're not talking about the work. we're just talking about the money. >> right. the money doesn't really mean much. i wish -- >> money doesn't mean much? >> no. >> why, jerry? why? >> because i think this painting had been more or less lost to history. it's an important painting. now it's coming up for one night, where everyone will see it, and it will be gone again by tonight, 8:00 tonight. it will become a number. and in a private collection most likely. >> if a museum was buying it, you could be happy. >> a museum can't afford to buy it anymore. >> the point is, it will go in private hands and no one can see it again. >> i think it's a painting that should be out of play. out of the market as it it were. >> so, it can be seen. >> so it can be seen by you and me and artists. >> what was the highest price paid before this? >> i really don't know. >> it was for a picasso, a van
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gogh -- >> i assume it's a big name. mostly what collectors do is they buy what other collectors buy. sort of self-replicating organisms if they see something bright, shiny or expensive, they'll buy it, too. so, we end up talking about the kind of freak show that prices become. we stop talking about art and art sort of becomes priceless. >> no chance a private collector buys it and loans it to a museum to put on display? >> my guess is that could happen. you could see it for a little bit of time on a museum wall but my guess is it won't happen. the person who's selling it is a person from oslo who says they want to take the $100 million and start their own museum. i would say, just find a way to sell it to a norwegian museum, put it up there for more would he begans, it's part of their
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natural treasure, take the tax break, take the $50 million, take care of your parents and be happy. >> art is so subjective. you say we shouldn't get caught up on the price but when we look at the price, it seems like i've seen this on people's refrigerators. what is it about this particular piece that people think it's worth $200 million? who is a likely buyer, in your opinion? >> the likely buyer will be somebody in a private room in dubai, in russia -- >> beijing. >> -- an oil sheikh, beijing, or fifth avenue, or mitt romney, he may be the only american to afford to buy -- >> there's a lot richer than mitt romney. >> well, good. >> so good a painter did you i think edward monk was? >> he's a game haf changer, a modernist without cubism. what do i mean? >> yes, what do you mean. >> a bunch of angles and boxes
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and geometry. you see this figure like this that you could draw but you couldn't, that seems to be coming directly out of his nervous system like some sort of raw nerve, on a bridge, passing from his world to yours, from one world to another world, to one kind of a sunlight to another. and a new psychology is being born. something that's really familiar, right on the cusp of the most violent century in the history of the world. >> opposed to this conversation, someone gave me a note that said one went for $250 million. >> i have no problem for that. everybody should have money. of course, sotheby's has locked out all of their workers. they're going to make a vast profit tonight, which is great, but they can't even pay the people that wok -- >> what is the commission on a $250 million painting? >> again, i'm guessing it will be upward of $10 to $20 million,
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just for putting it on the block, selling it to the highest bidder. this is incident the way to do business. this is a nasty piece of business. >> but if you could spend $200 million, would you spend it on a piece of art? what would you spend $200 million on, on a single item? >> well, i'd get an aquarium. i've always wanted a small aquarium. but i would build and give it to the art world, put 200 artist studios, floor for museum, take care of my nieces and nephews -- >> or plant $200 million trees. >> or buy a nuclear submarine and hang it on a wall. >> or give it to medical research. >> i could as well. >> listen, we will all know tonight, will we not? we may not know the buyer but the price tonight. >> it will become a headline and a freak show. >> front page tomorrow. >> i'm afraid show. >> thank you, jerry. we'll have more on that -- as we just said, we'll have more
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on that story tonight, "cbs evening news" with scott pelley, who's already been here this morning. do you know people in florida should really worry about identity theft? that's the word. rebecca jarvis knows why. she's here to show us five things you may not know about that is really a huge problem you should know about. good morning. right now we are essentially rain free. coming in from the west we are going to see some moisture in a rapid hurry. i think this action -- that's a beautiful line. we're going to add some showers. look at the forecast through the day. a high of,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a deadly collision in philadelphia. take a look. a tour boat midstream was run into by a barge nearly two years ago. awful sight. video just came out. in the video, you can see a crew member jumping off that duck boat just before impact. welcome back to "cbs this morning," i'm jeff glor. >> that's tough to watch. identity theft has become top consumer complaint in the u.s. with about 10 million victims every year.
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>> and more children than ever are becoming victims. rebecca jarvis says that's one of the five things you need to know about i.d. theft. good morning. >> good morning to you as well. >> so, the first thing off the bat is parents just need to be aware. >> they have to be aware and they have to be aware that kids under 19 years old are a big target of identity theft. 8% of the identity theft that happens in this country is impacting people under the age of 19. why is that? well, it's because they don't really have a lot of credit history under their belt. they're not going out and applying for credit cards. they're not going out and applying for mortgages. so, to know that it's happening, to your child, is hard to do because until the kid is going to college, you're not really thinking about putting their name out for a loan. what you need to do as a parent is get their credit history checked on a yearly basis and also follow their social security report. >> wow. >> which you can do that for free. >> yes, you can do that for free. >> i'm surprised you have to start checking -- you should start checking having your kids'
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identity theft checked even though they're not out there buying because -- this is what i'm trying to say. i think it's egregious when you take on kids and senior citizens. >> it's disgusting and they do tend to be one of the target groups because of who they are and what their habits are and the fact of the matter is, they're not out getting credit. >> number two, you said keep a close eye on benefits issued by the government. >> yes. for example, that social security number, social security you mentioned, senior citizens being a target. social security becomes a big target of identity thieves. they can go out, get your social security number and then take on your social security checks. but that number is also so important because when i talk to h & r block about this, they say people come in with a slew of fake social security numbers and claim them as dependent, trying to claim them as children or trying to take on the tax benefits, the tax refunds of another individual. you have to watch for that. >> third thing and a big thing, watch out for the medical records. >> yes. and the reason you want to watch
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for medical records -- again, it gets so egregious, like you pointed out. people will literally steal your identity so that they can go to a hospital, get a treatment, under your name, under your social security number, and then the bill would go to you. now, not only is that a problem for your credit and for what you pay, but it's also a problem because the next time you go to the hospital, for something else, all of a sudden that other person's medical records become your own. >> wow. >> you don't want that in your history, obviously. >> random ailment. >> not only that, because like, let's say, have you a problem with some medication and all of a sudden somebody else came into the office and they had a different problem. well, that could be dangerous to your health. >> makes me think, i need to pay attention. stuff comes in and i don't read the fine print. i need to do that. i need to find my social security card. the fourth thing you said is social media, that's something to be concerned about. >> half of the people who face identity theft in this country are between the ages of 20 and 39 years old. they are the people who are most
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active on social media. you put something like your college name out there, you put something like the town you grew up in, these are elements of the package that identity theft needs in order to have your full information. >> unknowingly you're giving information. >> you think about that security question on websites, oftentimes the security question is, where did you grow up? what college did you go to? >> speaking of locations, by the way, where you live is a big part of this. >> this is fascinating to me. in florida, florida is the number one place for identity theft in the country. >> because of senior citizens? >> that's a big part of it. another big part of it is it's just ripe. unfortunately, identity thieves happen to target that area. i should point out, these identity thieves are not just based in the u.s. they're around the world. china is a hub of it. i've talked to the ftc, which oversees this, the federal trade commission, they are finding more and more people are identity thieves in this country coming from other places like china, for example.
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florida, georgia, california, these are top target states for identity theft. >> and we're in new york. another great -- >> unfortunately, one of them as well. new york is one of the other places. >> thank you, rebecca. need to find my social security card. family, friends and colleagues remember the one and only mike wallace. his service was yesterday. we'll share it with you when we come back. ,,,,
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"cbs this morning" and great journalism lost a legend when mike wallace died last month. yesterday family and friends and colleagues gathered here in new york to remember him, a touching and funny service.
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>> it's hard to believe that mike is gone. his style, his stories, his questions, were all so distinctively mike. nobody was ever that good. >> what are you trying to prove? >> nothing. >> he was doing what? >> with you? >> why? >> why? >> what is this? >> this is "60 minutes." >> wow. >> i think he really felt that without a dedicated community of journalists, the world would be a poorer place, that people would be ripped off, that people would be taken advantage of. >> she lost her virginity that day. now, why would she say that about you, father, if it were not so? >> he was driven by his desire to be part of the action and to get to the truth. >> i have no intention of leaving until you tell me what's on your mind. >> he loved being in the spotlight. in some ways it was his drug.
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his very being demanded attention and it was seldom denied. he was the best journalist i've ever known. he didn't just walk into the famous interview with the ayatollah khomeini, he earned it through years of serious, solid reporting. >> and he calls you, imam, forgive me, his words, not mine, a lunatic. >> i was uncertain whether mike was the most decent person i ever worked with or the most devious, but he was probably both. certainly among the most complex and without question the most competitive. >> there's a story that the correspondents used to tell to each other about, if you had a piece on sunday's show in the lineup and mike didn't, it was a bad week to go on the road, because by the time you got back, mike's piece would be on the air and yours wouldn't. >> now, wait just a moment. >> hold it a minute.
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>> around "60 minutes" he was just like he was in an interview. he drove us all crazy, made us all think on our feet, he made us all laugh, constantly reminded us when we were a few pounds overweight. >> and as someone once said, he had an underdeveloped sense of other people's privacy. can you imagine coming home from a date and mike wallace is waiting up for you? where did you go, he asks? what did do you? how do you explain this hidden camera video? >> what really gets andy rooney worked up? he's about to tell you. >> do that again. >> why? why? that was good. >> besides the fact that he was a real pain in the ass, you knew deep down that chances were you were never going to have an opportunity to be as close again
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with someone like mike. >> my other next door neighbor at "60 minutes" for all the years he spent there was ed bradley. when he interviewed mike back in 2006, ed had only months to live. his relationship with mike, like mine, was bittersweet. the interview itself, without either men knowing it, was a bittersweet farewell. >> just a simple question. i know that there have been periods -- >> no such thing as -- >> people that you didn't talk to. >> like? >> you and i didn't talk for a period of six months. >> why? >> i don't remember. do you? >> you said yourself, you hold a grudge. >> mike, i'll miss you. ♪ here's to life to dreamers and their dreams ♪
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>> the last few years weren't easy for my father. this man was such a keen intellect and quit quick mind began to slip. but as your faculties are stripped away doctors say what's left is the essential person and what remained of mike wallace was a sweet and gentle man. even in his diminished state there was no one who was more fun to be around. he was still mike wallace and that was still plenty. so long. >> touching and loving charlie. >> it was. most of all what you say yesterday was people who in the end just knew that there was something so special, not only about his reporting, but about his personality. and that all came out. whether it had to do with, as ed bradley said, a grudge or had to
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do with competition, somehow mike could do it in a way that made it different. >> i saw his son chris over the weekend. i remember looking at him on camera, he looks so much like his dad. he says even when you know it's coming, you're still never really prepared. even when you know. >> he was 93. >> he said that, too. even when he's 93. but what a wonderful life and to go knowing you were loved, respected and admired. what a wonderful thing. >> i cannot get enough of looking at those -- >> that's true. >> loving it and learning from it. >> that was the most amazing thing. when you have that much experience in front of a camera, there is a recording of a lifetime and a recording over the context of a time you can see the common threads of the experience of being -- >> a master. >> it really is. it's like having a master tape in the art of interviewing. and in the art of passion for the story. >> jeff said it best, it's hard to believe he's gone. nobody like him. up next, your local news -- no,
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office. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. wjz has obtained that recording exclusively. it reveals the moments after that baby was attacked. >> where's the baby? >> she has a knife in her. >> reporter: a social worker called 911 after the infant was stabbed by her mother. she was at a supervised visit with her 8 month old daughter on april 22nd when city police say she got a knife past security. the baby girl was release from the hospital on monday. the two boys charged with accidentally shooting a 13-year-old and hiding her body admit to her rolls in their death. the 12 and 13-year-old say they accidentally shot her while playing with a gun and drug her body to a an alley and hid it in trash. today the governor is scheduled to skien sign -- sign
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